The History of Sexuality Meets Evolutionary Psychology

@article{Cocks2010TheHO,
  title={The History of Sexuality Meets Evolutionary Psychology},
  author={Harry Cocks},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={109 - 129}
}
  • H. Cocks
  • Published 19 February 2010
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary British History
In recent years, large areas of scholarly activity, and of life in general, have been colonised by evolutionary theories. In both popular and academic texts, natural selection is now held to be the decisive influence on every form of human behaviour and cultural expression, from our capacity for narrative, to our economic decisions and on to our tendency towards such varied phenomenon as spirituality and obesity, to name but four. Dating guides, gym workouts and even self-help books have taken… Expand
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